12 December 1986
1 1 September 1985
M I L I T A R Y SPECIFICATION
R I F L E , 5.56MM:
This Specification is approved for use within the US Army
Armament Munitions and Chemical Command and is available for
use by all Departments and Agencies of the Department of
This specification covers a 5.56mm lightweight,
air-cooled, gas operated, magazine-fed rifle designed for either
three shot automatic burst or semi-automatic fire.
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preservation, Methods of.
Cleaning Compound, Solvent.
Quality Program Requirements
Small Arms and Aircraft Armament
Subsystems General Specification for.
- Inspection System Requirements
- Inspection Equipment, Acquisition,
Maintenance and Disposition of.
Beneficial comments (recommendations, additions, deletions) and any pertinent data which may be of use in improv-
ing this document should be addressed to; Commander, U.S.Army Armament, Munitions and Chemical Command,
Attn: AMSMC-QA, Dover, New Jersey 07801-500l by using the self-addressed Standardimtion Document lmprove-
merit Proposal (DD Form 1426) appearing at the end of this document or by letter.
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